Lex Machina® releases Comprehensive Contracts Litigation module

Lex Machina® releases Comprehensive Contracts Litigation module

The new module expands upon the former Lex Machina Commercial Litigation module, adding more than 45,000 non-commercial cases to the mix, including individual, class action and government lawsuits. It also adds new data tags for improved filtering and more analytical data, including an additional $5 billion in awarded damages. Existing subscribers to the Lex Machina Commercial offering will receive all these updates at no additional cost.

Highlights from the new Contracts Litigation module include:

  • Findings go beyond breach of contract and include unjust enrichment, conversion, fraud, tortious interference, defamation and breach of fiduciary duty
  • The practice area includes nearly 2,000 cases that resolved at trial and over 6,500 cases that resolved at summary judgment, over 8,000 cases at default judgment and over 1,400 on consent judgment
  • A breach of contract claim was evaluated by the court in over 18,500 cases
  • Using a Franchise Agreement case tag, users can see about 6,500 cases relating to franchise agreement litigation, including both business and individual franchisees
  • Overall damages for the Contracts Litigation module are over $2.2 billion, with over $1 billion in class action settlement damages

Legal Analytics® for Contracts Litigation: